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Pre-School and Long Day Care

Enrol up to 6 years old 

Tel.: (02) 4297 2099 |  | register Vacation Care available!

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Pelican Pre-School and Long Day Care @ Shellharbour endeavours to conduct our activities and operations to reflect best environmental practices, in order to control and reduce our direct impact on the environment.

We are committed to:

  • Ensure that the Centre is equipped with visible and convenient recycling centres, which are accessible by the Pelican community.
  • Progressively reduce energy and water consumption and wastage.
  • Reduce the amount of non-recycled or non-reused waste produced.
  • Purchase office paper, stationery and other products that are recycled, environmentally friendly, and recyclable, where possible.
  • Be creative in exploring opportunities to reduce, reuse and recycle waste in all facets of Pelican's operations and administration.
  • Incorporate recycling and environmental issues in the curriculum, to create awareness, and stimulate the interest in all members of the community.

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In late 2015, Shellharbour City Council granted a Small Environmental Projects Fund (of $2,500) to support the service's green and sustainability curriculum. The project was to set up an indigenous and sustainable garden supported by worm and compost farms ( The key objectives of this project include:

  • Further enhancing the children's learning about and respecting the natural environment and environmental sustainability
  • Provide more hands-on experience for children in managing the green space
  • Introduce more native plants to protect and promote biodiversity
  • Reduce waste by turning food and garden waste into nutrient-rich compost and organic fertilisers which can be shared with families and the community
  • Harvest food produce from plants for children's meals
  • Re-generate or re-grow food from food scraps (where applicable)

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Pelican Pre-School & Long Day Care @ Shellharbour
Managed and operated by Raffles Campus (Australia) Pty Ltd
ABN: 69 601 149 286

30-32 Chillawong Circuit, Blackbutt, NSW 2529, Australia

Tel: (02) 4297 2099

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